Insights

IFCL’s Michael Collins: A Man on a Mission

October 10, 2020 — What makes a prototypical Wall Street banker go from high stakes glad-handing to supporting local lenders in Asia, Africa and the Caribbean? IFCL Senior Advisor, Michael Collins, did just that when he joined the IFCL team to advise Development Finance Institutions (DFI), supporting them to maximize their impact on local communities.

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Webinar Series: How can NDBs mitigate the economic impact of COVID-19?

April 4, 2020 — Due to the global health crisis caused by COVID-19, rising risk and economic uncertainty have become a source of anxiety across the globe. Over the past week, we offered two complimentary webinars titled “IFCL Webinar Series: How can NDBs mitigate the economic impact of COVID-19?”

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IFCL Operations and COVID-19

April 4, 2020 — Like all businesses, IFCL has had to adapt to the challenges of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. However, we remain fully operational and stand ready to support our clients during this difficult time.

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Time for Export Credit Agencies to Step Up in the Credit Insurance Market

March 3, 2020 — The global coronavirus pandemic and the necessary public health response have quickly become a threat to the global economy. Export Credit Agencies have the potential to step into that role and ensure that national firms can secure credit insurance cover through the full business cycle and in exceptional times.

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What Can Government Financial Institutions Do During a Pandemic?

March 3, 2020 — COVID-19 has created significant uncertainty for all economic actors. This uncertainty has quickly turned into a reluctance to take economic decisions and action today, let alone plan for the future. National Development Banks are likely to play an important role in supporting the needs of businesses in this challenging time.

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Green Finance and Investment Are Becoming the Mainstream

January 1, 2020 — The reality of climate change and the imperative to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions globally is requiring leaders in business, government and civil society to consider what will be required to have a competitive economy with much lower GHG emissions. Who will provide the required investment capital and financing?

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